Scienceology: Moderate Drought Edition, July 4 - July 18
Post by Christie Taylor on 7/11/2012 12:00pm
*UW: War-related climate change would substantially reduce crop yields.
*UW: Extreme heat raises climate change questions, concerns.
*MJS (paywall): Northern pike kill observed in WI waters.
*WTAQ: Hundreds of fish die in southern Wisconsin counties.
*LCT (paywall): The science behind why roads buckle in extreme heat.
*MJS (paywall): Congress fast-tracks study on carp barrier.
*UW: Designing microbes that make energy-dense biofuels without sugar.
*UW: UW scientists play key role in discovery of a new particle consistent with Higgs boson.
*UW: High-tech wound dressing prevents infection in mouse trial.
*PP: Severe rains happening more often in the Midwest, study finds (h/t TPE)
*MJS (paywall): State DOJ to consider 2 pollution cases related to frac sand mining.
*WRT: Invasive fish, plants threaten Great Lakes region.
*SB: Facebook use leads to depression? No, says Wisconsin study.
*MG: Private cash secures U.S. habitat for endangered whooping cranes.
*AP: In pollution case, Supreme Court rules for factory farm against Rock County town.
Daily until July 15 (Sunday):
Light Gaps: Learn about light and how plants develop and change in the forest as light fluctuates, in the context of recent tree trimming at Olbrich Gardens’ Bolz Conservatory. Daily during business hours, Olbrich Gardens. $2.
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: The evolution and future direction of the Allen Centennial Gardens. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
Tuesday, July 17
(Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug 9) University Summer Forums: Masters of Disaster, Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Events. Free! RSVP at http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/ or 262-3598.
Wednesday, July 18
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: The world wide network of lake researchers. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
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Christie Taylor (@ctaylsaurus) covers science, environment, and, depending on the season, state politics for dane101. She verbs a lot of nouns, including rollerskates, radio, and Kurt Vonnegut. A Madison native, she's not sure she'll ever quite manage to leave Wisconsin, and that's just fine by her. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.